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Instructional Designer in Cincinnati, OH at Interactive Business Systems

Date Posted: 12/21/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Interactive Business Systems has partnered with a Cincinnati company to locate an Instructional Designer for a contract-to-hire position.


The ideal candidate will be working with instructional strategies and media along with the Learning/Development manager.


  • Uses adult learning principles/theory to create or participate in the creation of learning solutions types (classroom, eLearning, job aids, performance support, synchronous learning, etc.).
  • Designs small/moderate learning solutions that are practical for the business environment and demonstrate learning as a way to drive performance improvement.
  • Participates in the creation of learning solutions of medium/high complex learning solutions that embrace interactive learning, defined as actively engaging a learner's cognitive curiosity.
  • Chunks, sequences, and flows content to facilitate optimal learning.
  • Demonstrates excellent writing skills that are easily and appropriately adapted for each learning solution type.
  • Uses templates to create a visually pleasing hard-copy layout. Learns and applies new tools and techniques for rapid prototyping and developing learning solutions.
  • Participates in debriefing evaluation results with clients/partners.
  • Participates in identifying the proper environment and support for growing/sustaining behaviors and performance once the learning solution is implemented.
  • Participates in the analysis to identify gaps between existing/desired performances.
  • Participates in identifying root causes of performance gaps and determines knowledge/skills/behaviors required to achieve desired performance.  Develops clear, observable, and measurable learning/performance objectives.
  • Encourages trainer creativity and personal ownership of content/program design by'clearly understanding, driving and communicating the purpose/desired outcome of specific instructional strategies to encourage delivery flexibility.

Job Requirements

Required Skills/Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in related fields or combination of equivalent related experiences.
  • Advanced Microsoft Word skills.
  • Advanced PowerPoint skills.
  • Intermediate level skills using Industry standard graphic design tools.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years related work experience with design experience in eLearning
  • synchronous/asynchronous learning, and instructor lead.
  • Skilled in Lectora (or other LMS system), Captivate and Flash.
  • Excellent Communication Skills

Interested candidates should send a resume and brief cover note to the attention of Samantha Clements at Interactive Business Systems (

IBS offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package to all employees. Referral and sign-on bonuses may also be available.

About IBS: IBS, Interactive Business Systems, Inc., is an IT solutions and staffing company known for achieving business objectives and bottom-line results through the smart architecting, implementation and management of technology. In three decades of developing the technology applications, tools, environments and teams that foster top business performance, we have become an industry-leading IT services provider.